Professor, Research and Basic Sciences
After graduating from NUHS (Then NCC), Dr. Cramer practiced chiropractic for five years with his father (David M. Cramer, DC, Lincoln Chiropractic College, 1954), before pursuing a career in research and teaching.
After receiving his PhD, he began teaching and conducting research at NUHS, where he is currently Professor and Dean of Research and Professor of Anatomy. He is particularly interested in both human and animal research designed to determine the mechanisms of action of chiropractic adjusting, and has worked on many FCER and NIH funded projects related to these goals.
Dr. Cramer accepting the ACA Researcher of the Year award.
In 2005 he was honored by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) with its Researcher of the Year Award. He has published over 100 abstracts, papers, and book chapters. He is co-author (with Dr. Sue Darby) of the text entitled, "Basic and Clinical Anatomy of the Spine, Spinal Cord, and ANS," the second edition of which was published in 2005.